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Professional Experience

Shamica Kennedy is a highly motivated and skillful attorney. She is a partner at Doty Law Group, P.C. and has recently been honored by the American Bar Association as one of the top lawyers in the country, under 40 years old.  Her practice areas include probate & trust administration, estate planning, entertainment law, real estate law and personal injury law.  Mrs. Kennedy both litigates and handles transactional matters.

In the area of entertainment law, Mrs. Kennedy has personally represented Grammy Award winning groups, professional athletes, and various A-List film and television entertainers.  Mrs. Kennedy having worked as an associate producer on various films and with music artists, understands the music, film and television business inside and out.  

Mrs. Kennedy’s practice also focuses on personal injury law.  Mrs. Kennedy has effectively and aggressively assisted clients who sustained bodily injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic, and helped clients obtain large settlement awards.  Mrs. Kennedy always puts her clients’ needs first and handles each case with the care, compassion and the attention it deserves.  Mrs. Kennedy believes in fighting for her clients’ rights vigorously.

Mrs. Kennedy also holds a California Real Estate license, so she has intimate knowledge of the complexities involving real estate transactions.  Mrs. Kennedy has represented purchasers, sellers, developers and real estate brokerages.  Having been in the real estate business for almost a decade, she has successfully resolved landlord-tenant disputes, agent-broker disputes, buyer-seller disputes and a myriad of other intricate real estate matters including contract drafting and negotiation.
 
Education

J.D., San Fernando College of Law, 2002

         Supervising Editor, Law Review

B.A., Political Science, California State University, Northridge, 1998
 

Bar Admissions

State of California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


Professional Activities


Beverly Hills Bar Association, American Bar Association



Publications


"A Trial Court's Misunderstanding of the Scope of its Discretion to Strike Priors Under the Three Strikes Law Can Result in Cruel and Unusual Punishment," Journal of Legal Advocacy & Practice. Volume 3, 2001.


"Discrimination Against Handicapped Employees" Journal of Legal Advocacy & Practice. Volume 3, 2001.

Attorney

Shamica E. Kennedy, Esq.

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